General

Model

Wireless Plus 1tb
My Passport Wireless 1tb
Elements 2tb

Manufacturer

Seagate
Western Digital
Western Digital

Amazon rating

3.1
4.3

Customer reviews on Amazon

1401
2929

Connections

USB Type-C

FireWire

Thunderbolt

USB 3.0

USB 2.0

SATA

Wireless

Platform

Windows 10

Windows 8

Windows 7

Windows XP

Mac

Xbox

Sony PS

Specifications

Capacity

1 TB
1 TB
2 TB

File System

NTFS
NTFS

Read speed

150 MB/s
300 MB/s
115MB/s

Write speed

150 MB/s
150 MB/s
115MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0, Wi-Fi
USB 3.0, Wi-Fi
USB 3.0

Cache

32 MB
32 MB
32 MB

Rotation speed

5400 rpm
7200 rpm
5400 rpm

Data transfer rate

USB 3.0

5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps

USB 2.0

480 Mbps
480 Mbps

Operating temperature

Min

5°C
5°C
5°C

Max

35°C
35°C
35°C

Storage temperature

Min

min 10°C
min 20°C
min 20°C

Max

60°C
60°C
65°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

gray
black
black

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
2.5"
2.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

2 Years
3 Years
3 Years

Dimensions

Product size

5 x 3.5 x 0.8 inches
3.4 x 5 x 0.96 in
4.4 x 3.2 x 0.6 inches

Weight

9 ounces
9.6 ounces
4.8 ounces

External hard drives comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 6.5
  • 12
  • 7Wireless Plus 1tb
  • 6.5My Passport Wireless 1tb
  • 12Elements 2tb

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